tv KRON 4 Early News KRON February 3, 2014 4:00am-6:01am PST
>> this morning on the kron 4 morning news. new information on the three year old found murdered at home in napa. her mother and boyfriend behind bars. what neighbors are saying. >> plus, the seahawks win their first superbowl. we'll have the highlights, which was pretty much one sided from the get go. >> and taking a live look outside at our mount tam cam. where rain is hitting the bay area-- but just how long is it going to last? we'll have your monday morning weather forecast next. >> the kron 4 morning news starts right now. >> good morning. it is monday, february third. i'm james fletcher.
maligned >> we are looking at plenty of sunshine and the temperatures are going to be on the cooler side today. let's put this into motion. here's a look pitcher current conditions. the temperatures are in the upper 40's. in san francisco it is 48 degrees. san jose is at 43 degrees. santa rosa is at 33 degrees. we are looking at a mixture of sun and clouds today. the next form will be wednesday and thursday. also the weekend was also have a stronger storm. we will talk more about that coming up. >> while it rained just about everywhere in the bay area. kron four's dan rubin was able to find snow in the south bay.
>> the ride on mount hamilton went from foggy to ic. >> when you come up here you can see the eyes and i was a little scared. >> the weather through a telescope for your eyes. >> not everyone was disappointed. >> for charles and his sons, snow on the ground amid crisis fun. >> is this your first time getting snow? >> yes. >> what do you think of this note? >> a snow castle. >> do you think it would be enough snow for that? >> yes. >> this is not the only thing bracing the earth. if you are hoping to see the
snow on mount hamilton you should hurt because rain is in the forecast. >> dan ronan kron 4 news. >>ubin kron 4 news. >> here's a live look outside at the bridges. here is a look at the san mateo bridge. >> our final shot as the golden gate bridge. >> a developing story this morning-- napa police are revealing new disturbing details in the investigation of what led up to a three- year-old's murder. friends and family have identified the child as kaylee. the little girl was found dead in her bed at the royal garden apartments after officers carried out a welfare check. that check was requested by an anonymous caller saturday afternoon. police say it's unclear how long kaylee was dead before he body was discovered. neighbors told police that kaylee's mother sara
krueger and krueger's boyfriend, ryan scott-warner were seen leaving the apartment with luggage on foot about three hours before kaylee was found dead. a day later, the couple was spotted in el cerrito. >> during the initial stages we notice that she had a blunt trauma. she also appeared to have been sexually assaulted. >> police say both krueger and scott-warner have arrest records and a history of drug abuse. officers have also been called to their apartment before for possible domestic violence. the last time being as recent as last week. but krueger never pressed charges against scott warner -- who is not on the lease. both krueger and scott warner are charged with homicide, special circumstances murder, and assault resulting an autopsy is tentatively scheduled for today. as for kaylee's biological
father, he is currently in san quentin. we're told he has been made aware that his daughter has been murdered. >> back at the home where the homicide took place, the community came together and held a vigil for the 3 year old girl. kron 4's alecia reid was at the vigil with the latest. >> the gruesome discovery has left her family in mourning. a sea of people poured into this complex held in the honor of the three road. her grandfather as well as others were distraught. there were candles and a teddy bears left for she was found dead. neighbors tell us that they have no hurt and the mother says she was born. her boy friend, moved in about a year ago. although both of them are behind bars police continue to stand guard in front of this apartment where her body was found. >> felicia reid, kron 4
news. >> rain is finally hitting the bay area but what the rain comes problems. we will show you video of some of the damage. >> chris chris stay circuits will not go away we will show you how new e-mail's linked the governor to this entire bridge fiasco. >> there was some concern that grammy winner bruno mars might not be able to hold up to the pressure of the big game performance. we will tell you just how well he did.
for passerbys it looked as though the tree's roots had rotted and the rain was the last straw. >> it has been a long time since we have received rain. it has been barely dry around here. it is good to get some. >> we love the rain. >> in terms of where rainfall is, we will have to do better. >> the soggy weather gave the bay area a chance to break out umbrellas, which haven't gotten much of a workout this winter. but many of those getting a little damp while walking around had smiles on their faces.because the rain feels good after having dry weather for so long. >> take a look at this.a rude awakening for these resident who live in this house-- after an s-u-v came barreling through their garage. it happened just before 7:30 last night on benedict court in san leandro. we are told no one was injured, and right now there is still no word on what caused the driver to lose control. >> a rousing, heart-felt
send-off for an olympic hopeful this week in san jose. >> it is a just so excited to have people on my side. i know that so many people--i just want to go and do exactly what i have been trained to do. i want to show everyone on what i can do. >> it is all going to work out, i hope. i am want to bring a lot of work with me. i am want to try to get everything done. my advice is to just work hard and believe that you can do it. anything can happen. you will have a chance to make it. just work hard to
believe. >> "that she will win." >> this was the packed gymnasium at san jose's mitty high school, where the entire student student, put together an olympic- sized send -off for their classmate polina edmunds. the 16-year-old sophomore is heading off to the olympic games in sochi, where she will be the youngest member of the women's figure skating team. edumunds has been practicing at the shark's ice in san jose, since she was just 20- months old. she was named to the team, following her stunning performance at the recent u-s national competition and says she can't wait to step on the ice in sochi. >> we are tracking some chilly conditions this monday morning and we may see fall outside. we are also attracting more storms. had it this way. i will have details when we continue.
must be. >> and that was the ruling by punxsatawney phil and while that may be good news for california. the nearly frozen crowd in pennsylvania wasn't too happy with the announcment. phil's prediction was frustrating especially for regions hit hard by this year's winter storms. the north east has been slammed with storm after storm blanketing the area with snow. r >> another 6 weeks of winter doesn't sound too appealing in the south either. that region of the country got slammed with a deep freeze and a few inches of snow that crippled several states including georgia, alabama and mississippi. a major winter storm moved through much of the central plains over the weekend. these pictures show what road conditions were like as oklahoma got hit. and in saint louis-- city workers readied salt trucks and plows. forecasters there are predicting at up to three to five inches of snow and sleet early this week. >> let's find out more about
the national forecast. >> we will talk about more of the bay area rain but first, here is a look picture national pitcher. we do see it a good porf it going through the mid atlantic. also, for the north east. you can expect this to fall for the new york city area through philadelphia. also, parts of washington d.c. as well. south of it is rain hitting the carolina and even through the georgia area. >> your national forecast if you are doing traveling, this monday morning. you have snow for new york city. washington d.c. is also looking at snow. if you had the floor, in miami they are warm. in the midwest, it is still cold in chicago. 22 degrees is their high. montana is looking at snow
at their highs as only nine degrees. seattle, they are enjoying the superbowl and partly cloudy conditions with a high of 40. it is definitely below average. >> back in the bay area the temperatures are at 49 degrees for san francisco. 43 degrees concord, santa rosa in the 30's at this hour. we may see patchy fog otherwise, a lot of sunshine through today and tomorrow. a bit on a cool side wednesday, thursday is the next chance for our stores. we also have another round for the weekend. if this may potentially be a huge storm. 46 degrees in san francisco 39 degrees for vallejo. daly city is at 42 degrees. >> satellite and radar shows partly cloudy conditions this morning and we may see valley freezing
conditions and also afghan the patchy fog for the north. again, we are watching a another brand of storms and into your weekend. the highs for today, we are a little bit on the cool side and the temperatures are mid 50s. 54 for livermore and mid 50s for the north. lower 50s in daly city. >> your kron 47 day around the bay shows temperatures are born to be on the cool side and the next chance for re will be wednesday evening, the models are having a hard time with the timing. this will be wednesday evening to thursday, friday may be quite chilly in fact cold for some locations. there is a stronger storm for next weekend. >> here's a live look at the bridges. >> things are moving well. the san mateo bridge camera shows traffic on 92 floor
with no issues. your bay bridge at this point is looking good. there are no problems and to san francisco and the golden gate bridge is 5 for those of you into san francisco. the line >> a former top aide to new jersey governor chris christie says the governor really did know about the lane closures on the george christie recently denied knowing that his staffers had allegedly intentionally closed access lanes on the bridge as political payback against fort lee's mayor. erin mcpike has the latest. >> chris chris state was not answering any questions. he polls with the icon. >> ladies and gentleman and >> not talking about the scandal bread in his future. this one from former appointee david. he is the
port authority official who stated that a christie staffer e-mail to him due to traffic problems and then shut down two lanes to the george washington bridge. this was for four days last september. >> i think, he is looking for some sort of immunity. >> in this letter his attorney once and evidence does exist. he had knowledge of these lane closures trip >> i think, we do not know that if he was born to indicate that the governor gave the order. >> as for best supporting evidence, he has no fifth amendment right not to disclose physical evidence that exists. they can get this without giving him broad immunity. >> but christie's team is doubling down. his lawyer confirmed that the governor said all along that he had absolutely no prior knowledge of the lane
closures. what ever his motivations were for closing down. the statement-- >> the first i ever heard about this issue was one that was reported to the press. >> this news conference in were nice, he stated that he did not learn the back story and that the lane closure may have been political retribution until more before. >> i knew nothing about this. i did not know anything until the started bay reported in the papers. i was told this was a traffic jam. >> all this comes as he was want to get positive information concerning the superbowl. >> edward snowden's story is about to hit bookstores. a book titled "the snowden files: the inside story of the world's most wanted man" comes out in the u- k this week. it's scheduled to be released in the u-s february 11-th.
the book by reporter luke harding from the british newspaper the guardian details the intelligence leaker's journey. snowden is currently holed up in russia---where he has granted asylum. >> authorities in greece are asking people to stay calm after a strong quake shook the island of kefalonia today. the u-s geological survey says the earthquake registered at a six-point- one magnitude. about ten people were slightly hurt.mostly by falling objects. roads are damaged and power is cut in some areas. a five-point-nine earthquake shook the same island about a week ago. >> south korea says north korea is agreeing to hold talks to discuss reuniting families separated by the korean war. last month, north korea agreed to start reunions for the first time in over three years. seoul's unification ministry says north korea wants to meet this week at a border village. they asked south korea to pick the date. north korea has recently toned down its negativity against south korea and has made a series of peaceful gestures. >> authorities now say 15
people died in north sumatra when mount sinabung erupted on saturday. the victims and at least three other injured people, were all in a village close to the volcano's crater. you can see people running from the ash cloud, trying to get as far away as fast as possible. plumes of ash spewed a mile into the sky.descending in a superheated cloud that made close to the volcano to escape. local search and rescue teams are conducted recovery operations today, searching for more possible victims. >> we will take a quick break. coming up, we will have more headlines. here is a live look outside shown in downtown san francisco. is it damp outside and we did have a nice weekend showers. i will have more on the forecast at 4:30 a.m..
in seahawk franchise history. a heart breaker for denver fans as the seattle seahawks steam-roller-d their way to victory 43 to 8. fans remained peaceful until a fire was started. you can see fans throwing furniture into the flames. at this time no inuries have been reported during the celebration. the streets of the emerald city bustled with fans. >> 110 million people watched the lop-sided game last night. favorite - boncos quarterback peyton manning - never getting off the ground thanks to a fierce seattle defense. going into half time the score was 22 to zip. and the bronco's morale stayed in the cellar until the final score of 43 to 8. and seahawks richard sherman?? he suffered an injury in the fourth quarter and returned to the sideline just in time for the celebration in sweats and on crutches. >> (music & singing)
>> at half-time. grammy award winning singer bruno mars brought a high-energy show to the largest of stages. he delivered hits like "locked out of heaven" and "treasure" along with a live band. there was some concern mars might not be able to hold up to the pressure of big game performance, but the 28-year-old wiped away the questions immediately. the red hot chili peppers also performed at the show. >> we asked our facebook fans what they thought of the halftime show. and here's what you had to say. >> toree said. wonderful! so well done. that's how a halftime show should be. no scandals, no lip syncing. just killer talent.
>> shelley said. better than the game! disappointed with the broncos >> sonia wrote. omg.this was an amazing halftime show. bruno and the peppers killed it!!! >> destiny has mixed reiviews. bruno mars hot, red hot chilli peppers not! >> we always like to hear what you have to say. share your thoughts by liking kron 4's facebook page to post your comments. >> coming up on the kron4 morning nils. new details emerge in the death of lynne spalding. a new report says
the doctor had instructed staff at its san francisco general to never leave the 57 year-old unattended. more on that story coming up next. >> plus, we will show you a smart phone that is the first of its kind. why flat smart phones are sold last season. >> some video coming in from squaw valley. a lot of snow over the weekend.
align >> welcome back. here is a live look outside. we will have more on the forecast coming up. >> here are the big stories we're working on for you this morning. new details out this morning on the murder of a three year old girl in napa. neighbors say they saw her mother and boyfriend leaving their apartment with luggage about three hours before the girl was found dead. a day later, the couple was spotted in el cerrito. linerain made a return to the bay area over the weekend. but there was some damage left behind. a tree came crashing down last night in san francisco. this is in the city's presidio heights neighborhood. passersby say it looked like the tree's roots were rotted out and that rain finally brought it down. >> we're taking a look at
the new snow that's fallen at sierra mountain resorts. you can see some of the snow fall here. since the start of the season. it's been a slow, dry winter. >> this morning we still have a chance for snow showers. here is a look at the forecast. by the afternoon we are expected partly cloudy conditions. the next chance for snow will be wednesday night. as we are watching this system come through it looks a lot better for the sierra. also
for the mid week. right now here is a live look from our mount tam cam. we could see patchy fog develops this morning. keep this in mind as you are heading out the door. is a chilly start but this afternoon it will be mostly sunny conditions. we will be chilly. >> the temperatures right now on this monday morning as 43 in san jose, 41 in redwood city, 42 and a lake city. our colder regions art in santa rosa at 33 degrees. upper '30's for vallejo. here is a look at satellite and radar right now high pressure is the dominating. i am expecting the next round for rain i think wednesday afternoon, wednesday evening through thursday. another storm
system will come through, stronger for the weekend. >> the highs for today will be on the cool side. 53 degrees for san jose and lore 50's for fremont. i danville will have a high of 52. 52 also for san leandro and 53 for union city. born to the north, low 50's for novado and 53 degrees for berkeley. san bruno and also san mattel. a bit cooler so you need to bring dr. jack as for today. >> the seven day are around the bay shows partly cloudy tomorrow and the next chance for showers will be wednesday evening and the models are had a hard time agreeing with the timing. more showers thursday and cold on friday. the weekend will have more rain as well. >>
resort operators say while this week's storm allowed them to open more terrain, more snow is needed before they can finally swing into full operation. for more on if there is a chance that will happen. >> send us your weather pics and you might see your picture on our newscast. send us a message to our facebook fan oage or email us at breaking news at kron four dot com. >> here is a live look outside from the bridges. there are no hot spots to report. the san mateo bridge is looking good, highway 92. here is your bay bridge camera, westbound 80 is looking good. there are no reports on the plaza or a high rise. the golden gate bridge ride is also looking good. >> new this morning-
firefighters have put out a 2 alarm fire in west oakland. it happened at a home on 34th street around 2:00 a.m. this morning. the fire was under control less than an hour. no one was hurt. >> we are learning more details about how the investigation into the death of lynne spalding was handled. kron 4's scott rates show us some alarming findings of a newly released report. line for the first time we are looking into this investigation. and report out sunday showed that eight investigators, revealed that a doctor was instructed as san francisco general not to leave her side. so she was admitted september for a bladder infection and she was found dead in a stairwell. this was 17 days after she left her room. the report goes on to say that nurses were also
instructed to check on her every 50 minutes. it talked about the sheriff's involvement and that four deputies were searching the hospital stairwell and one of the deputies actually searched the grounds but not the stairwell. and >> the other deputies checked only a stairwell leading some unchecked. the family spokesperson had this to say " this report confirms what we have been saying since september 2013 when she disappeared that at s.f. general and the sheriff's department never took seriously the safety and welfare of her. neither did they take into consideration nor did they look for her during the 17 days that she laid dined, abandoned on the stairwell and ignored her calls. " >> we did check with s.f.
general and so far they did not release a response. >> scott rates, kron 4 news. >> a routine traffic stop ended in arrest for a menlo park man. police stopped pedro mendoza in belmont thursday night. mendoza was found with jewelry and other stolen property in the car. police arrested him for possession of stolen property, marijuana and driving without a license. >> a woman suspected of robbing two banks in menlo park has been arrested. police say jasmine sahib from hayward is thought to be responsible in robbing the banks in 20-13. two branches were robbed.a bank of the west and a u-s bank. in both cases, the suspect handed a note to the teller saying she had a gun and to hand over cash. the f-b-i assisted police in identifying the suspect. sahib was booked into the san mateo county jail on wednesday. >> expect to pay more for
parking at the larks arspur ferry terminals starting this morning. it will cost you $2 to park between 5 and 3. you can get a prepaid parking pass for $20. the parking fees go to pay for maintenance of a lot. if you do not pay to park in one of the more than 1800 spots available you will be fined $45. it will still be free to park their after 3:00 p.m. or on holidays. >> we will be right back.
>> it is time for the kron4 tech report with gabe slate. >> here it is, the world's first smart phone with a curved flexible display. i really like this. this is by l g, android smart phone. this is the first carrier to offer this phone. i am walking inside of a sprint store to find this. here is should be in the stores
after february 7th. but to get your hands on it first, you can go on sprint.com or you can call them ordered, and that will deliver it to you. >> they're working on the flexible screen. the first thing that i notice is that it is bid, 6 in. display. it is super light. it is lighter than iphone. it fits inside of your hand nice. >> you also get better sound, about three decimals increase. it is a little bit more durable, it is a curve factor and if it drops, you can avoid a cracked screen. >> for those of you who'll watch more tv or whatever that maybe you are taking care of. even gamers. you did this experience, your
eyes are closer to each ankle of the screen. you get a much better view. >> the more that it changes everything that we know about our devices. sunday, we may be able to roll up or folded into one small square in just put it in our pockets. >> this phone, hast-test >> so basically if you think about and the automotive industry this is like a proprietary formula created by l g that can be used on your smart phone to avoid unwanted scratches. it will keep your phone looking new for while. >> gabe slate, kron 4 news.
the teen and grabbed him.he then tried to force him into the vehicle. the victim was able to get away without injuries. the suspect hasn't been located and police are still investigating the incident. >> petaluma police are investigating a case of suspected arson that happened over the weekend. residents at a home on aspen way were awoken to the smell of smoke saturday morning. police say the doormat had been set on fire. with what looked like a flammable liquid. the fire was quickly put out. part of the front door was damaged. linethe much needed rain has finally hit the bay area. kron4's maureen kelly went to several locations around the bay and show's us what it was like. >> sunday's rain storm was a time to break out something but most of us had thing stuck in our closet, our umbrellas. it caused a big post to form adding a challenge for drivers. behind the highway, take a look at what to 80 look
like. this made wiper's--but many were walking around had smiles on their faces because the brain feels good after being dry for so long. he was walking his dog and he describe this. he stated that the only side is that it will not fill the reservoir full enough to get california out the drought. >> in terms of where it is we will have to do better. >> hopefully, we will get more use out of bart umbrellas which is supposed to be a rainy season. >> marine kelly, kron 4 news. >> it is looking at a lot better. we will break this down. happy monday, here's a live look from our roof camera downtown. we are waking up to partly cloudy conditions. we may see fog
developing. a mixture of sun and clouds today through tomorrow but chilly. wednesday and thursday is the next chance for rain and it will be fairly light, nothing too heavy. the bigger storm right now could be for this weekend. the temperatures are born to drop more. the temperatures right now are 49 degrees. san jose is at 43 degrees and santa rosa is right above freezing at 33 degrees. >> here's a look pitcher satellite and radar. we are dry today into tomorrow and the next chance for rain will be late wednesday afternoon. the models are having a hard time with the timing. it looks like wednesday into thursday will be the next chance for decent rain. the weekend this course also bring big storms. >> the highs for today's 53 degrees. low 50's for redwood city. high in the
lower 50s and 53 degrees for pittsburg. walnut creek is corn have a high of 53 degrees. a lot a low 50's on this map, 52 in san rafael. 52 also for daly city and oakland is milder and 54. >> the kron47 day around the bay will have rain wednesday into thursday and friday is looking to be chilly. for the weekend i think more heavy rain is possible especially by sunday. >> although-- much of the bay area is in desperate need of the rain. businesses in the sierras are also hoping the fresh snow this week will bring them some much-needed business. sharokina shams reports. >> it is a sight for sore eyes and this week, smoke.
the sugar bowl stated that they received small. >> we are so excited just to see this coming down. nearby businesses have the financial pain of three dry seasons and a row. >> it has been very slow. this is a scary trend. >> he is preparing skis and he stated that he only does this when the ski shop is empty. here's hoping that people ski and resist the temptation to do other things. >> there are a lot of people who stay home and they do not want to come out. >> the snow is not a necessity but one business, stated that is a lack of business that force this restaurant to shut down. it is now for sale. the person that un owns the store hopes that the snow that fell is a sign of things to come. >> we get a little bit of snow and this should be a great season. >> business might get a bump
if people see this as one of the last chances. she stated this was her first time on the slopes. >> it is not much hope for one like this again. >> a controversial plan on a proposal to restrict areas for off-leash dogs in san francisco this week. the golden gate national recreation area has proposed a draft plan that received so much negative feedback. more public comment. fort funston and chrissy field are just two of several places that would face major changes. many dog owners are upset about the plan, which drastically reduces areas where dogs can be without a >> he is that special red is off leash and blowing this on a leash. >> i do not think this has been well thought out. it does not even involve the community at all. >> the last public meeting on the issue already took
but the public can still weigh in online on the golden gate national recreation area website. >> the seattle seahawks have won their first super bowl title, crushing the favored bronco quarterback peyton manning was smothered by the seahawks defense. the seahawks defesnse put on a high powered performance from the get-go and never looked back, seattle fans as you can imagine - celebrating loud and hard last night. >> with the superbowl wrapped up-- cracked down on impaired drivers enjoying early super bowl celebrations. with extra officers, police were out in full force throughout the bay area last night, reminding people not to drink and drive. a, accidents involving drunk drivers go up 75 percent in california on super bowl sunday compared to other sundays this time of the year. >> hopefully everything went fine. >> we will take a break. here's a quick look outside
>> for those who can remember, this wasn't the biggest blowout in superbowl history. let's take you back to superbowl 24 - with a couple guys by the name of joe montana and jerry rice. niner fans, savor the moment. >> >> yes, the biggest blowout in superbowl history -- back in 1990. the san francisco 49ers beat of all teams - the denver broncos with a score of 55 >> what a game at cal saturday night! with less than a second left -- cal bear justin cobbs hit a step-back jumper-- and
stunned number one arizona 60-58-- to hand the wildcats their first loss of the season. the amazing shot, sent a raucous crowd at haas pavilion spilling onto the court. cal coach mike montgomery and security had to usher fans away before the final play. an arizona full-court pass was knocked down to give the golden bears their first victory over a top-ranked >> this week at the box office two movies held strong and one had an awkward moment. ice cube and kevin hart took the top spot for the third week in their movie "ride along." the disney animated movie "frozen" came in at the number two spot as the fourth highest-grossing domestic animated release ever. and coming in at number three-- the zac efron flick. "that awkward moment" in it's opening weekend with nine million. >> helsinki station chief.
oscar-winning actor philip seymour hoffman has died. law enforcement sources say he was found dead of an apparent drug overdose in the bathroom of his manhattan apartment. the 46-year-old won an academy award for best actor for the 2005 biopic "capote." he also appeared in "money ball" and"charlie wilson's war," "doubt," and "the master," for which he was nominated as best supporting actor. >> coming up on the kron 4 morning news at 5. >> there is more details of it callers at death. >> san francisco may reduce the parks where dogs can be
>> this morning on the kron 4 morning news. new information on the three year old found murdered at a home in napa. her mother and boyfriend are behind bars. we'll tell you what neighbors are saying. >> and rain hit the bay area this weekend. but it's starting to dry up again. we'll have your monday
morning weather forecast and tell you when rain is expected again. >> plus, a seattle fans continue to celebrate as they win the super bowl, the first world championship in seahawks franchise history. we will have the highlights, which was pretty lopsided from the get go. >> it was a great to see brain. we short needed it. >> any has been tracking the weather. >> we saw quite a bit of rain. it looks like we're finally getting, making a dent in the drought. here's a live look from our mount tam cam. we are waking up to some partly cloudy conditions. temperatures are going to be on the cold
side. the temperatures will be below average. also i think we will see the next chance for rain for wednesday and thursday. i will talk more about this in my next report. >> good morning. it is easy and quiet this morning with no problems reported for the westbound truck on highway 4. we are however, seen slowing westbound interstate 5 a. it is a lighter than usual commute. the south bay peninsula and the north they ride spirit >> morning. a two alarm fire in oakland is now under control. we have a live report from the scene. >>
>> we have a developing story for you right now going on in san francisco. there is a double stabbing. we will have to cruise on the scene shortly. >> a two alarm fire is now under control in oakland. it broke out around 2-am on 34th street. >> now on to our top story this morning-- napa police are revealing new disturbing details in the investigation of what led up to a three- year-old's murder. friends and family have identified the child as the little girl was found dead in her bed at the royal garden apartments after officers carried out a welfare check. that check was requested by an anonymous caller saturday afternoon. police say it's unclear how long kaylee was dead before he body was discovered.
neighbors told police that kaylee's mother sara krueger and krueger's boyfriend, ryan scott-warner were seen leaving the apartment with luggage on foot about three hours before kaylee was found dead. a day later, the couple was spotted in el cerrito. >> the follow-up shows that she was also sexually assaulted. >> police say both krueger and scott-warner have arrest records and a history of drug abuse. officers have also been called to their apartment before for possible domestic violence. the last time being as recent as last week. but krueger never pressed charges against scott warner -- who is not on the lease. both krueger and scott warner are charged with homicide, special circumstances murder, and assault resulting an autopsy is tentatively scheduled for today. as for kaylee's biological father, he is currently in san quentin. we're told he has been made aware that his daughter has been murdered. line >> back at the home where the community came together and held a vigil for the 3 year old girl. they tell us little kayleigh, who loved
dressing up as barbie and minnie mouse, was always on herthe last few times the child was seen in public, they tell us she looked unhappy. line >> there was obviously, something going on with her. >> people living in the royal garden apartments have known kayleigh since she was born. they tell us krueger's boyfriend,ryan scott warner, moved in last year, and things started going sour. line >> at we are following the bay area weather. there was fresh snow up in the sierra. the season is finally to pick up. >> fresh snow is bringing skiiers and snowboarders back to the sierra slopes. the season started off slow and dry.but this week's storm let resorts open up more terrain. heavenly resort spokeswoman says 15 trails opened over
three days.after two feet of snow fell. almost half of their trails are now in operation. squaw valley opened four new lifts after ten inches of snow fell there. resort operators say that more snow is siltl needed before they can be in full operation. >> and there was a dusting of snow in the south bay. the weather was foggy, icy, and wet.with a little snow on mount hamilton by the lick observatory. if you're hoping to see the snow on mount hamiltonyou better hurry. while rain is in the forecast later this week.snow is not. >> and what a difference 12 hours makes. take a look at this new video outside a met life stadium. last night the parking lot was filled with fans, not it is covered with a blanket of snow. >> it is causing flight delays because of this. >>
coming up on the kron 4 morning news. the drought is a huge problem here in california. and it's now leading to unemployment. we'll explain >> and seattle fans are celebrating this morning after an incredible win over the bronco's. we'll take a look at the celebrations. >> plus. we'll take a closer look at weather conditions. from rain in the bay area to storms in the south. anny hong will have your forecast at 5:15. >> here is a live look outside. this is from oakland--hayward to foster city. th mwholwheatoas♪
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are expected to force farmers to leave fields unplanted, creating a ripple effect on food processing plant workers, truck drivers and those who sell fertilizer, irrigation equipment and tractors. governor jerry brown has declared a state of emergency and is urging californians to reduce their water use by 20 percent. bay area rain led to some damage over the weekend. >> check out this video of a tree that crashed to the ground last night in san francisco. a viewer sent us these pictures from presidio heights at laurel and sacramento streets. for passerbys it looked as though the tree's roots had rotted and the rain was the last straw. the soggy weather gave the bay area a chance to break out umbrellas, which haven't gotten much of a workout this winter. but many of those getting a little damp while walking around had smiles on their faces.because the rain feels good after having dry weather for so long. >> we are going to get more
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>> let's talk national weather. punxsatawney phil has predicted another six weeks of winter. and doesn't sound too appealing in the south. that region of the country got slammed with a deep freeze and a few inches of snow that crippled several states including georgia, alabama and mississippi. a major winter storm moved through much of the central plains over the weekend. these pictures show what road conditions were like as oklahoma got hit. and in saint louis-- city workers readied salt trucks and plows. forecasters there are predicting at up to three to five inches of snow and sleet early this week.
>> it is not fun for some of them. >> it is all fun for tahoe. we did not have any major problems with accidents. we do still have plenty of fresh snow there. >> here is a look at your see your forecast. we are looking at morning snow possible otherwise we are going to have clear skies for the afternoon. right around 34 degrees will be your high. the next chance of rain will be wednesday into thursday. we may see pretty decent amounts. right now, it is chilly outside. we are looking at 30's for santa rosa and patchy fog, maybe frost. a chilly start. >> the make sure--there is a
lot of sunshine and it is cold. arraign totals from this weekend, check out the numbers. santa rosa more than six tenths of an inch. san francisco almost 3 tens. livermore and mountain view are all getting in on the action as well. finally, we are making a dent in the drought. >> the bay area rainfall total you can see we have picked up almost 3 in. in santa rosa. but, we need 30 in. normal for the north. almost 1 have in san francisco. >> concord is not even 3 in.. we still need at least a foot and 20 in. of rain to make up for the deficit. >> the high for today is 56 degrees. low 50's for napa.
your kron 47 day around the bay shows more rain wednesday into thursday and a bigger storm for the week can potentially. the time is 5:16 a.m.. >> we are tracking a delay on highway 24 in the westbound direction and the caldecott tunnel. there is a built coal-fired that has been extinguished. this is riding high with 13. that might have closed down the right hand lane. chp were born to run a traffic break to keep it safe, that is where they stop all the cars in all lanes. already, we are seeing slow traffic. there is not a huge back up yet, it cleared shortly, we may avoid any lasting delays on the right now, it is a little sluggish. >> the bridges, the bay bridge ride and the commute was about 80 is still an easy trip with no delays. it
is is will the commute for 1 01 southbound at the golden gate and the westbound ride highway 92 is problem free. >> some seahawks fans went too wild to celebrate their win. they dominated from the start and never looked back. they beat the denver broncos 43-8. fans at met life stadium celebrated where the spee seahawks won. >> fans were cheering and celebrating. they were so excited and and disbelief as how big is was. >> this was the greatest day
ever. to >> we were just going nuts, running up and down on the house. >> i cannot believe it. i thought this would never come. >> what better way to celebrate is with a bonfire. this fire started after fans set fire to furniture and used kerosene to stoke the flames. police in riot gear surrounded the crowd. when the flames got too high.they cleared a space for firefighters to move in and douse the flames. but it didn't douse the fans' spirits. they partied until the wee hours of the morning. >> 110 million people watched the lop-sided game last night. favorite - boncos quarterback peyton manning - never getting off the ground thanks to a fierce seattle defense. going into half time the score was 22 to zip.
and the bronco's morale stayed in the cellar until the final score of 43 to 8. and seahawks richard sherman?? he suffered an injury in the fourth quarter and returned to the sideline just in time for the celebration in sweats and on crutches. >> >> i was busy watching the game. >> this was on before the super bowl. >> i love of the commercials. i will talk to gary about my favorites. >> some skiers are enjoying the abundance of snow in sochi before the olympics. organizers were worried they would be using all manufactured snow.but right now, it looks like they
just in case, workers have been stockpiling snow under insulated covers to deliver good conditions at the olympics. the winter olympics start this friday and organizers are focused on security. the guardian reports more than 37-thousand russian police and troops are making a so-called ring of steel around the black sea resort. >> this is after terrorist threats and suicide bombings that killed 34 people in volgograd last month. >> they promised more, so security is at its highest. >> governor chris christie's administration says they need more time to address subpoenas sent to them in connection with the new jersey traffic jam scandal. 20 people and organizations face subpoena deadlines today. a committee wants to learn how high up christie's chain of command the order went. to block traffic lanes on one of the busiest bridge's in new jersey. christie denies knowing
about the planning or execution of the operation. five aides have lost their jobs because of this. the latest resigned on friday. >> a company that maintains franchises for four major hotel chains may have had customers' payment data stolen by hackers. security researcher brian krebs says white lodging fell victim to a major cyber-attack. banking industry sources noticed fraud among hundreds of cards used at marriott hotels last year. white lodging says it is investigating. the company runs franchised hotels under the marriott, hilton, sheraton and westin brands. >> if you stated any of these places you might want to check your credit cards. >> we're following weather this morning. conditions are dried right now. we are looking for more showers as the weak moves on. we will get an update. in the
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>> welcome back. watching wall street this morning. concerns about soft company earnings, the global economy and turmoil in emerging markets still weigh on the minds of investors. here's a look at friday's closing numbers. the dow lost 149 points. the nasdaq was down 19 points. and the s and p 500 lost 11 points. futures point to modest gains at this morning's opening. >> janet yellen makes history this morning -- when she is sworn in as the first female chair of the u-s federal reserve bank. the public swearing-in
ceremony is scheduled for 6 our time yellen officially took over the office on saturday, replacing ben bernanke. she's been a member of the fed board of governors since 19-94. as chair, yellen will direct economic policy for the u-s central bank. >> despite increased security put in place after the rampage at connecticut's sandy hook elementary school in december 2012, there's been no real reduction in the number of school shootings in the united states. there have been at least 11 school shootings this academic year alone. this is in addition to other cases of gun violence, in school parking lots and elsewhere on campus when classes were not in session. experts say the rate of school shootings is
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long by marin. it tapered off in the evening. it was just around sunset. >> here's a live look from our mount tam cam. let's check in with an aide about the forecast. >> it looks like we may see the next rainfall for wednesday into thursday. here is a live shot from heavenly, this was sent to was a few days ago. which is the beautiful blue skies. things are looking better for the ski resorts. some places are getting up to 2 ft. of fresh powder. are around here we are looking at partly cloudy conditions and also patchy frost possible this morning especially in the north. we are expecting a mixture of sun and clouds through tomorrow. wednesday and thursday will be our next storm. heavier rain, the
more serious will be for the weekend. the highs for today we're looking at 56 degrees for san jose. 54 degrees for livermore and 57 degrees for oakland. mid 50s for santa rosa and ample. 53 for half moon bay. >> dry through tomorrow and the next chance will be wednesday evening. the models still have a tough time concerning this. there will be a break on friday but it will be chilly. the bigger storm for the weekend. >> it is better nils for our vehicles fire on highway 24 it has been distinguished at highway 13 and traffic is naso from the caldecott tunnel. a again, with this
fired not been extinguished it is likely that this brief backup should clear quickly. >> we're following a developing story out of san francisco. there has been a double stabbing near broadway and the embarcadero. kron4 jackie sissel is live on the same. >> you concede that the police tape is out. we are still not getting a lot of answers as to how these two people ended up stepped. here is video from earlier, according to the police that about 4:00 a.m. this morning there received a call about one person being stabbed. this is what they found, a woman had been stabbed at least twice, in the leg, and in the back. she was transported to the hospital and she is expected to be okay. then, there was
a second saying where a person was stabbed, a male victim was stabbed in the chest and arm. he is in serious condition at sfo. are they related? right now, the police are not saying. they stated that neither of the victims are cooperating. they're trying to piece together whether not it happened there or if they just know each other. they're trying to unravel this and if they get more information we will pass along. >> the time is 5:34 a.m.. there's new information from investigators who have been looking into the death of lynne spalding a new report shows that an investigation by the center for medicare services says a doctor gave instructions to staff at s-f general hospital to never leave her unattended spalding was admitted back
she was found dead in a stairwell at the hospital 17 days after she left her room. the report says nurses were also instructed to check on spalding ever 15 minutes the report also talks about the how sheriffs involvement in the search and that they were tasked with searching the hospital's stairwells. six were left unchecked. line >> police are looking for a man who tried to kidnap a 15-year-old on crutches. police say this happened friday night in albany. the teenager was walking on jackson street when a man in verbally coerce the boy into the car. police say the victim refused and the suspect approached the teen before the teen hit the suspect. the teen yelled for help and the suspect tried to force him into the car. the victim was able to escape without injuries. the suspect is described as a white or hispanic man. he is between 30 and 40 years old. he is said to be six feet tall with a medium build. he has a beard and was wearing a black baseball cap, a black
shirt, blue jeans and construction work boots. >> >> a woman suspected of robbing two banks in menlo park has been arrested. police say that jasmine sahib from hayward is thought to be responsible and robin the banks in 2013. two branches or rot. a bank of the west and a u.s. bank. in both cases, the suspect handed a note to the teller stand she had a gun and to hand over cash. the fbi says the police identified the
suspect. she was booked into the san mattel county jail on wednesday. >> a routine traffic stop ended in arrest for a menlo park man. police stopped pedro mendoza in belmont thursday night. mendoza was found with jewelry and other stolen property in the car. police arrested him for possession of stolen property, marijuana and driving without a license. >> >> google workers from the east bay can now commute to work by ferry in a five day trial. according to the agency that operates the s-f bay ferry, google will provide a private ferry service starting today. it will run between harbor bay terminal in alameda.to the port of redwood city. the water emergency
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find your perfect match at kp.org and thrive. >> super bowl ads were surprisingly tame this year. there were no crude jokes. sexual innuendo was kept to a minimum. and uncomfortable scenes were missing. in short, there wasn't much shock value >> sure, radioshack poked fun at its image by starring 80s icons like teen wolf in its ad. and coca-cola struck an emotional chord by showcasing people of different diversities in its spot. as did chrysler, with its "made in america" message. >> but with a 30-second super bowl commercial fetching $4 million and more than 108 million viewers expected to tune in to sunday night's game, advertisers tried to keep it family friendly with socially conscious statements, patriotic messages and light humor. after all, shocking ads in previous years have not always been well received. >> she announced that her
boss--he was quitting. >> supposedly, that was real. >> what do you think, what was your favorite? >> what did you think of the commercials?. join the conversation on our facebook page to let us know. >> coming up on the kron 4 news. our big story this morning is the weather. rain is thin the forecast here in the bay area, and snowstorms in the south. will take a look is some of the new video succumbing in this morning.s coming in. th mwholwheatoas♪
on the murder of a three year old girl in napa. neighbors say they saw her mother and boyfriend leaving their apartment with luggage about three hours before the girl was found dead. a day later, the couple was spotted in el cerrito. >> rain made a return to the bay area over the weekend. but there was some damage left behind. a tree came crashing down last night in san francisco. this is in the city's presidio heights neighborhood. passersby say it looked like rod out and that rain finally brought it down. >> and new snow is bringing skiers and snowboarders back to the sierra. squaw valley for instance, opened four new lifts after this weekend's storm brought up to 10 inches of new snow. welcome news after a slow, dry start to the season. >> heavy sleet and snow coated the roads in kentucky over the weekend. this is video out of lexington where despite the salt trucks and plows doing their best, dangerous driving conditions were everywhere causing major travel headaches. the area expected to get up
to 10 inches of snow before the storm moves out. right now, it doesn't look like there are any major delays or cancellations at the nation's airports. >> back here in the bay area we are finally getting some rain. here is a look as some of the dry conditions. the rain is all gone and the san mateo bridge is looking good. from the roof, you cannot tell too much but san francisco is also dry and clear. the golden gate bridge, the bay bridge you can see the traffic is doing fine. although, the mount tam cam, this shows that we have snow conditions and it is looking good from here. >> we're looking for more rain pripet >> we do have more grain. we're also may get more snow and the sierra. here's a live look from heavenly from yesterday. this was making a
lot of people happy and they were enjoying it. we still have a long way to go to make up for this. this is the percent of normal, only 6%, 18 percent. 21 percent. we really need to work on this. the rain totals from the we can pick up 6300 and santa rosa. almost 3 tens in san francisco livermore 3 tens and san jose gave vent to some of the action. we are chipping away just a little bit. more storms are coming, today, we will be storm for religious patchy fog. some frost, a chilly start this afternoon. the temperatures will be cold but milder compared to yesterday. right now we are in the 40's but cold in a bottle. 35 degrees for now
but and 43 degrees for san jose. the temperatures will top out in the low to mid 50s, 54 for downtown san francisco and also 56 for san jose and oakland will have a high of 57. i will talk more about the next on headed our way but first, here is george. >> we are still tracking a pretty good ride and we're not looking at it hotspots. we're starting off with the ride on the bay bridge in the westbound direction and the traffic is just beginning to slow down. we're not tracking any problems up and over the island. we will continue into san francisco. golden gate bridge is looking good and here's a look a ride on 92, the san mateo bridge has most conditions for your westbound ride. we pick up the traffic maps and the ride on the east shore freeway is cleared out and so is westbound 24. there
was a earlier current problem and there's still heavy traffic for interstate 580 especially through the alta mott. south bay is starting to slow a bit on 1 01 northbound and the north bay ride through marin county is looking great 41 01 southbound. >> the time is 5:50 a.m.. line >> a rousing, heart-felt send-off for an olympic hopeful this week in san jose. >> is all want to work out perfectly, i hope. i am bringing a lot of work with me. i will try to get
everything done there. >> i wanted people with everything. >> my advice is just to work hard. you can do it. anything can happen. you will have a chance to make it. just work hard to believe. >> "that she will win." >> this was the packed gymnasium at san jose's mitty high school, where the entire student body of some 17-hundred student, put together an olympic- sized send -off for their classmate polina edmunds. the 16-year-old sophomore is heading off to the olympic games in sochi, where she will be the youngest member of the women's figure skating team. edumunds has been practicing at the shark's ice in san jose, since she was just 20- months old. she was named to the team, following her stunning performance at the recent u- s national competition and says she can't wait to step
>> still ahead. we are still watching cal, a lot of excitement on the campus after one of the biggest victories of their season. the golden bears pulled off what stanford tried to pull off. >> the arizona wildcats left in a second less. he stepped back with a jumper. this was their first loss but the crowd, stormed the court, the cal coach, security had to get them off the court. it was still time left on the clock. the final knocked down, can now get a huge upset. this was their first as 1994. >> if we do have a big game this wednesday night. they will host stanford. >> the time is 5:52 a.m..
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>> helsinki station chief. >> oscar-winning actor philip seymour hoffman has died. law enforcement sources say apparent drug overdose in the bathroom of his manhattan apartment. the 46-year-old won an academy award for best actor for the 2005 biopic "capote." he also appeared in "money ball" and"charlie wilson's war," "doubt," and "the master," for which he was nominated as best supporting actor. >> coming up on the kron 4
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>> and rain makes a comeback to the bay area. we'll have your monday morning weather forecast and tell you when rain is expected again. >> and we're seeing some much needed snow in the sierra. how much has fallen and what's ahead in the forecast for lake tahoe. >> good morning. thank you for joining us. it is monday, the day after showers finally hit the bay area. >> good morning. we are starting off a partly cloudy conditions and the temperatures are on the chilly side. you can see patchy frost started off the morning. the temperatures especially cold inland will bottom out in the upper 20s